What are the Best Forums & Organizations for International Youth to Connect with Each Other?

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What are the Best Forums & Organizations for International Youth to Connect with Each Other?

The youth is the future of any nation. They are an indispensable cog in the process of nation-building. It is imperative that every country brings out the best in their youth so that a better future can be assured for all the citizens.

After all, the better you equip your youth population with, the better results they can reap for you in the years to come. It is important for the youth to be educated and empowered.

Perhaps, all the nations know the importance of the youth, and as a result, there are several youth programs and forums every year that allows the youth to come together on a common platform and devise solutions for all the grave problems that the world faces today. Let’s take a look at some of the most prominent youth forums and programs around the globe:

UNESCO Youth Forum

This forum brings together all the expert youth from several countries of the world to discuss pertinent issues regarding UNESCO’s fields. This forum has since 1999 provided a vital stage for youth from across the world to have a dialogue with UNESCO and the world.

UNESCO Youth Forum

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Board of European Students of Technology (BEST)

The motto of BEST is to empower diversity among European students of technology so that all of them can come together to develop a more international outlook towards things.

Board of European Students of Technology (BEST)

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European Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (EPSA)

A youth program for the students of Pharmacy, EPSA’s main aim is to develop the interests and opinions of Pharmacy students in Europe. Their motto, “Bringing Pharmacy, Knowledge, and Students Together” is a strong message of their intentions.

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International Association For Political Science Students (IAPSS)

It is a platform where students of Political Science from all over the world come together. It aims to gear students of Polity so that they can have a significant impact on the sphere. It calls for around 10,000 students from the globe each year to discuss key issues related to the subject.

International Association For Political Science Students

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International Federation Of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA)

It is one of the biggest international forum for students of medicine and houses around 1.2 million students representing 96 countries. The main aim of the IFMSA is to create a breed of medical students that are sensitive and appreciate health problems and work relentlessly to eradicate them.

International Federation Of Medical Students’ Associations

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Association of Students in Economic and Commercial Sciences (AIESEC)

It is a network of youth from the entire world that believes in creating leaders of tomorrow. Students who come together under this program are trained to make a positive impact on the world.


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American Fisheries Society (AFS)

This forum encourages students to see the world beyond peace and to work towards it. They believe that world peace is just a stepping stone to many great things that can follow it. Through student exchange from around the world, AFS aims to integrate people from diverse cultures and religions to work towards world peace and then beyond it.


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Erasmus Student Network (ESN)

A not-for-profit student organization, ESN’s major aim is to bring together students from all the four corners of the world so that they can develop a sense of cultural understanding among them. They work under the principle of Students Helping Students.

Erasmus Student Network (ESN)

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Do you think International Youth Forums and Organizations really help connect with the youth? Are you a part of any of these? Please share with us in the Comments' Section below!

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